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Oversight of inmate benefit accounts relies on county vigilance

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BANGOR | The administration and spending of inmate benefit accounts varies among Maine’s county jails, and oversight of the funds at the state level …

Bangor’s Memorial Day parade

People lined Main Street in Bangor on Monday to pay tribute to service members on Memorial Day.

Deceased Mass. woman declares Tom Brady’s innocence in her obituary

For all the sports radio hosts, ESPN analysts, and rabid New England Patriots haters who’ve obsessed over the nonsensical “Deflategate” drama for the past few …

2 people shot at Old Port recording studio

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PORTLAND | Two people were shot at a recording studio late Monday night in …

Belfast still benefiting from defunct MBNA

When Maryland-based credit card lender MBNA came to Belfast about 20 years …

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Large grass fire burns in Caribou

Firefighters are battling a large grass fire in Caribou. The blaze is under the jurisdiction …


Sources have told The Associated Press that New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady's appeal of his four-game suspension by the NFL reportedly will not be heard by the deadline Wednesday.

The appeal was supposed to be heard within 10 days of filing, according to terms of the collective-bargaining agreement, but sources told The Associated Press that a hearing has not been scheduled. It is possible the NFL and the NFL Players Associated have agreed to delay it.

Report: Tom Brady’s appeal hearing delayed

New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady’s appeal of his four-game suspension reportedly will not be heard by the Wednesday deadline. The appeal was supposed to …



Tick talking is a daily conversation today

Yesterday Linda came in from gardening with three deer ticks attached. I easily extracted all three using our Tick Off plastic spoon. I had picked …


Sheep at North Star Sheep Farm in Windham get minerals from spent grain, which makes up 10 percent of their diet. Plus, they love it, says owner Lisa Webster.

Waste from brewers, coffee makers gets second life on farms

Spent grain, coffee chaff and grounds. Average beer drinkers and java junkies probably don’t ponder the waste byproducts generated during the production of their favorite …


Atlantic cod caught as part of a research survey.

Cod restrictions hit charter fleet

It isn’t just the Northeast commercial groundfishing fleet that is struggling under the weight of the more restrictive federal fishing regulations that have completely taken …

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